Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Ocean health in Africa

A comprehensive assessment of the state of the world’s oceans, the Ocean Health Index (OHI), published annually by US-based National Center for Ecological Analysis...

Ethiopia realizing benefits of early investment in agriculture.

Since its rapid economic growth averaging 10 percent every year between 2004 and 2014, Ethiopia has emerged as a major engine driving development in...

Selling Africa’s Good News Stories

Anywhere in the world, freelance journalism is an extreme career choice. The job requires withstanding pitch rejections, ignored queries, stolen story ideas, and delayed...

South Africa calls for end to sanctions on Zimbabwe

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, who was in Geneva, Switzerland for the release of a report by the International Labour Organisation (ILO), urged the...

Kenya asks UN to fund war against Al-Shabaab

Consistent and ample funding from the United Nations is needed to ensure Somalia does not spiral back into chaos and once again fall under...

AfDB to seek billions in investment in 2019

Financing projects and programs in African countries is among the mandates of the African Development Bank (AfDB). To realize this, the bank has approached...

Green initiative enhances tree cover in Libya

A nation-wide initiative by hundreds of volunteers planting thousands of trees is increasing tree cover and helping stem desertification in Libya. Over the past two...

Bringing color to city slums

The sprawling Ijora Badia slum on the outskirts of Nigeria’s bustling commercial hub Lagos has been a challenge to the authorities for years. Two years...

Liberia’s former president Sirleaf joins The Elders

The former president of Liberia, along with the former president of Colombia and the previous head of United Nations Human Rights organization, are the...

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